Sumedha Vijaylaxmi Joglekar

Page - August 28, 2014
Sumedha Vijaylaxmi Joglekar, from Mumbai, graduated in Sociology and holds a master’s degree in teaching children with a hearing impairment.


1. When and how did you first hear about Greenpeace?
I read about Greenpeace in the newspaper during my college days.

2. What were you doing before you joined Greenpeace?
I was pursuing my masters.

3. When did you start working with Greenpeace?
Enjoying since 2006.

4. Why did you decide to work with Greenpeace?
My interest and passion in the field of Social Work and matching ideologies with the organisation encouraged me to apply for a job with Greenpeace.  

5. Please describe in detail the work that you currently do at Greenpeace?
I raise funds for Greenpeace since I’m part of the fundraising team.

6. What has been your most memorable moment at GP?

  1. (Wink) When I married my best friend from GP.

  2. When supporters appreciate the work we do. And there are many such memorable moments.

7. What do you like about working for GP?
It’s fun working at GP. You get the chance to be independent, creative and you never get a chance to stop thinking.

You never get bored of what you do.

8. Personally, how do you feel working here has changed you as a person?

  1. It has widened my expertise and way of thinking.

  2. On a personal level, it has made me a better human being.

 9. If you were to describe your day at work, how would describe it?
‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’. We at GP religiously follow this saying. It’s always hard work and smart work together which helps us face challenges. At the end of the day, teamwork always wins.

10. What would you say to someone who is considering applying for a job at GP?
We always expect the unexpected.  If you want to be the change then Greenpeace is the platform.

And know that it will make you confident and self-assured.